Data Scientist : Charter Communications
Company: Shiftcode Analytics, Inc
Posted on: March 16, 2023
3-6 month contract to hire
Visa : USC/GC/GC-EAD
at least 3 years of strong (US based) SQL experience and 3 years (US Based) SAS/python and predictive modeling experience. need someone who not only understand the data but also understands the business impact of these models and the data/insights.
someone coming out of financial industry would be preferred but not required. someone who has built predictive models for a company in financial industry for example.
project focus: they are building a predictive model to evaluate credit risk in real time for potential new customers. they want to assess risk in real time so they can make financing offers to them as they look to sign up
they currently have a model in production also that they need to keep checking performance on. doing performance tracking and make adjustments to the model accordingly based on the tracking/findings.
they are expecting the delinquency rate to rise this year due to the economic downturn. their models are not equipped to factor this in so they must do an analysis / forecasting based on expected economic effects this year.
The Data Scientist will build predictive and statistical models to improve credit policy and minimize credit losses. The position leads development and analysis of new Credit Services strategies, partnering with Credit Services subject matter experts, as well as operations partners, to create new approaches and improve risk mitigation performance. The successful candidate will be responsible for generating the quantitative analysis necessary for data-driven business recommendations.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Bachelor's degree in computer science, statistics and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred quantitative master in science.
Related Work Experience Number of Years
Experience with SAS, Python for statistical model building 3+
Writing queries using SQL language 3+
some questions from Shang Zhao for recruiters to ask Data Scientist candidates:
background: their team will start out with over 100 variables but they cannot use all of them because it would take years to develop a model of this size. they typically narrow it down to about 15-20 variables they actually use.
Q: how would you go about narrowing down this list of variables for your model?
Q: how do you evaluate your model's predictive power in the future?
Q: how do you validate your model's predcitve power?
3-6 month contract to hire
Keywords: Shiftcode Analytics, Inc, Stamford , Data Scientist : Charter Communications, Other , Stamford, Connecticut
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